‘I don’t have symptoms of coronavirus,’ says Iga Swiatek after contact with Poland president

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Iga Swiatek in action

French Open winner Iga Swiatek will self-isolate for the next few days after she came into contact with Polish President Andrzej Duda, who has tested positive for coronavirus.

Following her Roland Garros success a fortnight ago, the 19-year-old Swiatek met Duda in Warsaw on Friday as she was awarded the Gold Cross of Merit, a Polish state decoration, for her Grand Slam achievements.

Both Swiatek and Duda wore masks, but the Polish government announced on Saturday that the president had tested positive for Covid-19.

Swiatek confirmed on Twitter that she doesn’t have symptoms, but will she and her team will quarantine following the president’s positive test.

“Neither I nor members of my team have symptoms of coronavirus. We carry out tests regularly. We will quarantine ourselves in accordance with current procedures,” she wrote.

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